June 13, 2019

Panel: “Religious Extremism in the Middle East” at the University of Rochester

Video Link:     Event Description: On Thursday, March 21 the University of Rochester College Republicans and Ahmadiyya […]
March 11, 2019

The Flame of Feminism Is Alive in Iran – ForeignPolicy.com

The revolution that swept through Iran 40 years ago ruptured all diplomatic ties between Iran and the United […]
February 26, 2019

Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer at Vassar College, “The Medical Side of Child Marriage and Human Trafficking”

Written by Vassar College CTU fellow, Grace Roebuck   On February 26th, an audience made up of both […]
February 22, 2019

Film Screening at Columbia University: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Video Link:   Event Description:   On February 22nd, Columbia Colloquia, with support from CTU, screened Islam and […]
February 21, 2019

Film Screening at the University of Cincinnati: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description:   On February 21st, fellows at the University of Cincinnati, with support from CTU, screened Islam […]
December 20, 2017

AHA Foundation 2017 Annual Report
Celebrating 10 Years of Life-Saving Work
and Revealing the Vision for the Next Ten Years

Ten years ago, Ayaan Hirsi Ali founded the AHA Foundation to protect women and girls from honor violence […]
December 4, 2017

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar – The New York Times

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Originally Published in The New York Times December 4, 2017. In June, Saudi Arabia […]
June 16, 2017

Ideology and Terror: Understanding the Tools, Tactics, and Techniques of Violent Extremism

AHA Foundation Founder Ayaan Hirsi Ali testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and […]
April 1, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s “Heretic” Review in the New York Times

The New York Times reviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s latest book, Heretic, saying “Unquestionably, Hirsi Ali poses challenging questions […]
March 23, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Reform is the Best Weapon Against Radical Islam

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her latest book, Heretic, and the steps that need to be taken to reform […]
April 10, 2014

In the Wall Street Journal, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on universities to break with orthodoxy and embrace critical thinking to improve the state of women’s rights.

In the Wall Street Journal, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on universities to break […]
September 25, 2013

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, potentially improving women’s official rights.

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, […]
July 31, 2013

A number of Gulf-based rights groups and activists on Monday strongly condemned Gulf states over mistreatment of women activists that included sexual harassment, torture, illegal detention and other abuses.

A number of Gulf-based rights groups and activists on Monday strongly condemned Gulf states over mistreatment of women […]
July 31, 2013

Women in Pakistan’s Swat valley are making history, and perhaps some powerful enemies, by convening an all-female jirga, a forum for resolving disputes usually reserved for men.

Women in Pakistan’s Swat valley are making history, and perhaps some powerful enemies, by convening an all-female jirga, […]
July 16, 2013

In an interview with Israel Hayom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues the Arab and Islamic world needs fundamental reforms from the bottom up.

In an interview with Israel Hayom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues the Arab and Islamic world need fundamental reforms […]
October 10, 2012

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other young girls were shot and seriously injured by the Taliban on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said.

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other […]
October 9, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about Islamist rage in the Middle East and what can be done to end it.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about Islamist rage in the Middle East: “America needs to empower those […]
October 9, 2012

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future.

Pakistan’s Generation Y battles to shape the country’s future. Link: http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/10/13682714-new-radicals-pakistans-generation-y-battles-to-shape-countrys-future?lite
April 16, 2012

Westerners are leaving atheists and Christians bereft in the ”Arab winter”, human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says.

Westerners are leaving atheists and Christians bereft in the ”Arab winter”, human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali says. […]
December 20, 2011

Nina Shea emphasizes importance of freedom of religion, calls attention to Ayaan’s efforts

‘There’s a difference between threats to religious freedom abroad and at home: Let’s address both,’ says member of […]
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